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'Deceiving the Sky' (book jacket)

BOOK REVIEW: 'Deceiving the Sky'

Mr. Gertz describes President Trump as a powerful hawk on China who is adamant that dealing with the Chinese threat be among his highest priorities, so the tide is turning.

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser, left, testifies next to veteran Kerwin Miller, of Washington, and Roger Pilon, with the Constitutional Studies department of the Cato Institute, during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on statehood for the District of Columbia, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) **FILE**

D.C. should stay a federal district as it was written in Constitution

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Understand, the founders of the capital never intended for D.C. to be a state but a federal district to house the federal government. Yet, some advocates for statehood want to flip the script of the U.S. Constitution, and some quasi-supporters even want to grant the District's nonvoting House delegate full voting rights.

U.S. must mistrust but verify to nail down Afghan deal

Earlier this month, President Trump stunningly revealed that he had canceled peace talks with Taliban leadership at Camp David after the Afghan militant group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a U.S. soldier.

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Why Britain should bolt and join NAFTA

The European Union, spread over 28 countries and 24 official languages, may make sense as a free trade area similar to NAFTA but virtually none as a broader economic community and political union.

'What We Talk About When We Talk About Books' (book jacket)

BOOK REVIEW: 'What We Talk About When We Talk About Books'

Unfortunately for the general reader, Rutgers English professor Leah Price identifies herself primarily as a "book historian," a leading member of a relatively new and questionable academic discipline. Fortunately for the general reader, Leah Price is also an excellent writer.

In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh stands before a ceremonial swearing-in in the East Room of the White House in Washington. At least two Democratic presidential candidates, Kamala Harris and Kamala Harris are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated, allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in college.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

The Kavanaugh reboot

When the U.S. Supreme Court, under a previous ideological majority, was handing down decisions favorable to the left, Democrats were fine with deferring to that third branch of government to achieve what they declined to produce in legislation.

Illustration on the Pelosi drug plan by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Pelosi plan takes a sledgehammer to Medicare

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is surrendering to the radical, socialist wing of the Democratic Party on health care, according to her new, $32 trillion drug-pricing proposal leaked last week.

'What We really Do All Day' (book jacket)

BOOK REVIEW: 'What We really Do All Day'

One-thousand-four-hundred-and-forty minutes. Twenty-four hours. One day. Time is the great equalizer, available and necessary to each of us.

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